Saturday, April 9, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Joseph News-Press’s Mark Zinn: Trump’s shadow looms in U.S. Senate primary: Thoughts from Danny Laub, others (hop over News-Press paywall here)

Missouri Independent: No signs of support for Greitens in Missouri county where abuse charges will be heard; Vicky Hartzler, Billy Long and Mark McCloskey make Senate pitches at Boone County Lincoln Day dinner

P-D: Kim Gardner to face disciplinary panel Monday over claims stemming from Greitens probe With latest diatribe on U.S. Senate race, KC Star’s Melinda Henneberger shows she doesn’t really understand Missouri political B.S. and election season posturing

Brownfield Ag News: Bipartisan bill from U.S. Rep. Vicky Hartzler could help increase competition in livestock markets

P-D: Post-Dispatch announces Alan Achkar as new editor (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here) With latest editorial on race agitation, KC Star is turning into a student newspaper

P-D: Longtime Centene CEO, political donor Michael Neidorff dies at 79 (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

Missourinet: Reps. Ann Kelley (R-Lamar) Gretchen Bangert (D-Florissant) and Barry Hovis (R-Whitewater) host trivia event to benefit State Historical Society of Missouri and Ukraine humanitarian efforts

JCNT: UK foreign minister to visit Mid-Missouri, state lawmakers (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

P-D: St. Charles County leaders call on state lawmakers to stop phaseout of personal property tax (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

St. Joseph News-Press: Rep. Brad Hudson (R-Cape Fair) seeks to put brakes on vehicle assessments (hop over News-Press paywall here)

JCNT: Rep. Travis Fitzwater (R-Holts Summit) sees bright future for computer science in Missouri (hop over News-Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: With few in-state abortions, Missouri lawmakers look toward a post-Roe v. Wade future

Columbia Missourian: Proposed tax credits could entice more doctors to rural communities

KOMU (Columbia): Proposed Missouri Senate bill for river resiliency attracts bipartisan support

P-D: Missouri cannabis company sues grower over marijuana allegedly trafficked from out of state (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with Sarah Fenske: Man who violated Missouri parole regulations unhappy about being sent back to prison

P-D’s Tony Messenger: In fiery speech, Democratic senator puts Hawley’s hypocrisy on trial (hop over Post-Dispatch paywall here)

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